(June 1952)

DC, 1950 Series
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Price:
0.10 USD
Pages:
36
Indicia frequency:
Monthly
Indicia / Colophon Publisher:
National Comics Publications, Inc.
Brand:
Superman DC National Comics
Editing:
Whitney Ellsworth (credited); Julie Schwartz (actual)
Color:
Color
Dimensions:
Standard Golden Age U.S.; Standard Silver Age U.S.; Standard Modern Age U.S.
Paper Stock:
Glossy cover; newsprint interior
Binding:
Saddle-stitched
Publishing Format:
was ongoing series

The Monster That Fished for Men! (Table of Contents)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
science fiction

Superman Says: "Hop on the Welfare Wagon!" (Table of Contents: 1)

Superman / public service announcement / 1 page (report information)

Script:
Jack Schiff
Pencils:
Win Mortimer
Inks:
Win Mortimer
Letters:
Ira Schnapp

Genre:
advocacy; superhero

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Eyes of Other Worlds! (Table of Contents: 2)

Captain Comet / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome [as Edgar Ray Merritt] (credited)
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Sy Barry
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction; superhero

What Sparks a Champion Sparks You! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["Boy! He's excited!"] (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Dubble Bubble Gum / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Editorial Advisory Board (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

The Genius Epidemic! (Table of Contents: 6)

comic story / 5.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Gardner Fox [as Gardner F. Fox] (credited)
Pencils:
Irwin Hasen
Inks:
Joe Giella
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
the 3 Herbert brothers; U.S. Army doctors; hermit; U.S. government investigators
Synopsis:
The Herbert brothers have absorbed radiation from a meteorite and become scientific geniuses, so the Army puts them to work solving problems and inventing until they vanish.
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

One of the Herbert brothers is named Jeb.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Wildroot Cream-Oil / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

Case of the Crossed-Up Car Crook (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

["All meteors enter the Earth's atmosphere at the same velocity..."] (Table of Contents: 9)

Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That-- / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science

The Monster That Fished for Men! (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 3.67 pages (report information)

Script:
Jack Miller (credited)
Pencils:
Murphy Anderson
Inks:
Murphy Anderson
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Characters:
Paul Martin; Lois
Synopsis:
Paul Martin is convinced that something is living in a poisonous lake.
Reprints:
Keywords:
fishing

Indexer Notes

Cover story. Credits for script, pencils and inks confirmed from Julius Schwartz's editorial records, provided by DC Comics.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Out of This World; Necco / advertisement / 0.33 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

General Science Quiz / text article / 2 pages (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
typeset

The Boy Who Changed the Future! (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script:
John Broome [as John Osgood] (credited)
Pencils:
Bob Oksner
Inks:
Bernard Sachs
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
science fiction
Reprints:

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

Wheaties / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

[Dr. Robert G. Aiken] (Table of Contents: 15)

Giants of the Telescope / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script:
?
Pencils:
?
Inks:
?
Colors:
?
Letters:
?

Genre:
non-fiction; math & science
Reprints:

Indexer Notes

Some information for this sequence provided by Arthur Lortie.

["The oldest symbol in comics..."] (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Star Spangled Comics; Adventure Comics / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Daisy Air Rifles / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. The Monster That Fished for Men!
  2. 1. Superman Says: "Hop on the Welfare Wagon!"
    Superman
  3. 2. Eyes of Other Worlds!
    Captain Comet
  4. 3. What Sparks a Champion Sparks You!
    Wheaties
  5. 4. ["Boy! He's excited!"]
    Dubble Bubble Gum
  6. 5. Editorial Advisory Board
  7. 6. The Genius Epidemic!
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
    Wildroot Cream-Oil
  9. 8. Case of the Crossed-Up Car Crook
    Another Jim Wise "P-F" Adventure Story; "P-F" Canvas Shoes
  10. 9. ["All meteors enter the Earth's atmosphere at the same velocity..."]
    Science Says You're Wrong If You Believe That--
  11. 10. The Monster That Fished for Men!
  12. 11. [no title indexed]
    Out of This World; Necco
  13. 12. [no title indexed]
    General Science Quiz
  14. 13. The Boy Who Changed the Future!
  15. 14. [no title indexed]
    Wheaties
  16. 15. [Dr. Robert G. Aiken]
    Giants of the Telescope
  17. 16. ["The oldest symbol in comics..."]
    Star Spangled Comics; Adventure Comics
  18. 17. [no title indexed]
    Daisy Air Rifles
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